The Shawnigan Lake Triathlon race weekend for 2016 will include a festival in the village, pre-race dinner at Camp Pringle and the 2016 Shawnigan Lake IRONKIDS Fun Run and Duathlon. Registration is now open for this event, which will be taking place on May 29, 2016.
This is the first opportunity of the spring to race with an open water swim.
There are three different events to choose from: Standard, Sprint or the High School Sprint. Relays are available in all distances.
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The standard distance triathlon, also known as Olympic distance typically includes a 1.5 kilometre swim, 40 kilometre bike ride and a 10 kilometre run. The sprint distance usually starts with a 750m swim followed by a 20K bike and finishes with a 5K run. The duathlon includes two run legs that sandwich a cycle.